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Naveen Babu Ghanta






24 Feb, 1984 Hyderabad, Telangana, India


Film Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India


Nani (born as Ghanta Naveen good actor on 24 February 1984), is an Indian film actor, producer, and media personality known for his work in Telugu cinema. He was an assistant director and worked with Srinu Vaitla and Bapu, before working as an RJ for World Space Satellite in Hyderabad.

Nani made his film debut in 2008 with the romantic comedy Ashta Chamma. He then starred in films such as Ride (2009),Bheemili Kabaddi Jattu(2010), Ala Modalaindi (2011), Pilla Zamindar (2011), Eega (2012), Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu (2012), Yevade Subramanyam (2015), Bhale Bhale Magadivoy (2015), Krishna Gaadi Veera Prema Gaadha (2016), Gentleman (2016), Nenu Local (2017), Ninnu Kori (2017), and MCA (Middle Class Abbayi) (2017), some of which rank among the List of highest-grossing Telugu films.

In 2013, Nani produced his first film D for Dopidi, which became a commercial success at the box office. In 2017, he started his second production venture Awe, which is slated to release in 2018.

He won the State Nandi Award for Best Actor for Yeto Vellipoyindhi Manasu, and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor – South for Bhale Bhale Magadivoy. He was also nominated twice for the Filmfare Best Telugu Actor Award, for the films Bhale Bhale Magadivoy and Gentleman. He is referred to by his fans as 'Natural Star Nani' and is widely considered to be one of the most popular stars of Telugu cinema..

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